Thursday, March 4, 2021
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Review of “Lives of the Stoics: The Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius” by Ryan Holiday

Introduction These are dark times we live in; one party is drifting towards socialism and the other seems unmoored and unrealistic. Both are plagued by...

5 Books to Read During Quarantine

Introduction As you can probably guess from my dozens of book reviews, I love reading. Military history, political philosophy, investing and finance books, and books...

Make Your Bed by Admiral McRaven

Introduction As y'all know from reading many of my past book reviews, I love books about how to live life better. Whether that's a book...

The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis

Introduction The Abolition of Man by CS Lewis is an interesting book that is different than most of his writings. Whereas his other books, such...

Review of When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Introduction I forget who recommended that I read When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Perhaps it was my friend at Harvard Medical School who...

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Introduction: Most of the books I have been reviewing as of late have been about economics or history. How to Be a Friend might be...

“How to Be a Friend” by Cicero

Introduction to How to Be a Friend: In an age of social media “friendships,” it is important to learn how to cultivate and develop real friendships....

Get Out of Bed and Build Something

Marcus Aurelius’s Exhortation to Get out of Bed and Build Something: “At dawn, when you have trouble getting out of bed, tell yourself: “I have...

Chasing Happiness Forever

The American Desire for Happiness and Chasing Happiness Forever: Why have Americans been chasing happiness forever, and what are the end goals of that pursuit...

Epictetus on Acting Correctly

The Quote: “Whenever you do something you have decided ought be done, never try to avoid being seen doing it, even if people in general...

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